In a major boost for Open RAN adoption, Simnovus, a leading innovator in 5G RAN validation, and Radisys® Corporation, a global leader in open telecom solutions, today announced the successful completion of interoperability between Simnovus O-RU simulator and Radisys O-DU/CU combo at the prestigious CableLabs Open Testing and Integration Center (OTIC) facility. This breakthrough collaboration, showcased during the recent O-RAN Alliance Global PlugFest Fall 2023, paves the way for faster, more cost-effective 5G deployments.
Bijith Rao, VP of Customer Solutions at Simnovus, highlighted the significance of this achievement, stating, “Say goodbye to expensive, specialized hardware for the validation of O-DU on the fronthaul interface. Simnovus’ software-centric O-RU Simulator runs on standard servers, slashing validation costs, boosting portability, and streamlining deployment. This allows for the creation of parallel testbeds, dramatically accelerating the QA process and enabling validation at warp speed.”
“Radisys is pleased to have achieved the successful interoperability of our innovative CU/DU solution with Simnovus’ RU simulator,” said Ganesh Shenbagaraman, Head of Standards, Regulatory Affairs & Ecosystems at Radisys Corporation. “This achievement showcases the robustness and versatility obtainable with truly disaggregated Open RAN solutions. We are excited to continue this collaboration to ensure the delivery of diverse, flexible, and cost-effective 5G solutions capable of numerous applications and use cases across industry verticals.”